Guns, Girls & Celebrity Pals! O.J. Simpson's Glamorous Past Uncovered In 19 Clicks

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Feb. 16 2016, Updated 10:02 a.m. ET

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Before O.J. Simpson was known for the "Trial of the Century," the convicted criminal was a budding young star in Hollywood movies. See shocking photos of his past life on RadarOnline.com.

O.J. Simpson

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When O.J. Simpson was at the top of his game, the athlete posed with then up-and-coming actress Raven-Symone. How times have changed!

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In 1974, Simpson was pictured on set of The Klansman, a movie starring Lola Falana and Richard Burton.

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Experience with guns! Actor Lee Marvin held Simpson at gunpoint during a dramatic scene.

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Lounging about! The shamed football star sat casually with Sophia Loren, James Coburn, and Michael Winner for the flick Firepower.

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In 1978, Simpson got down and dirty for Capricorn One, in which he played Commander John Walker.

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Rock bottom! While filming The Cassandra Crossing in 1976, the actor got into character, hunched over on the ground.

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Nicknamed "The Juice," Simpson was once considered one of Hollywood's most charismatic figures.

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Simpson and legendary actress Sophia Loren shared a cozy moment on set of The Cassandra Crossing.

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Look out! Simpson handles a pistol with vigor in his eyes.

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In a promotional photo for the film Firepower, the convicted criminal raised an eyebrow for the camera.

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Playing dead! Simpson is surprisingly good at it, too.

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Sam Waterston, James Brolin, and Simpson suffered in the sun during scenes for Capricorn One in 1978.

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O.J.Simpson in “Cocaine and Blue Eyes”

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Oh my! In 1982, Simpson gleefully filmed a shower scene for Cocaine and Blue Eyes.

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O.J. Simpson and Melissa Michaelsen

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In 1979, Simpson and then 10-year-old Melissa Michaelsen enjoyed an orange break between scenes of the movie for TV, Goldie and the Boxer.

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O.J. Simpson with His Co-Star in Goldie and the Boxer

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Then just 32, Simpson posed proudly alongside Michaelson for their small screen debut.

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O.J. Simpson Posing with Child Actor

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The pair appeared to have a lot of chemistry on set, though Michaelson is surely no fan of Simpson anymore.

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Capricorn One – 1978

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As Radar previously reported, the "Trial of the Century" is now being immortalized in FX's new miniseries American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson

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According to Simpson's former manager, the athlete laughed at Cuba Gooding Jr.'s portrayal of him in the miniseries.

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Cast of Capricorn One

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What do you think of O.J.'s glamorous past? Let us know in the comments below!

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